Enjoying Math: Learning Problem Solving with KenKen Puzzles
126 page free downloadable PDF book for grade 4-7 teachers showing how KenKen puzzles can turn mathematical problem solving into fun and how student motivation can be dramatically increased.
Dr. Deepak Kulkarni is a scientist in NASA's Intelligent Systems Division and a math teacher. Over the last ten years Dr. Kulkarni has been successfully using logic puzzles to teach creative problem solving to students. Following his lessons, his students have significantly improved both their creative problem solving and puzzle solving skills. Kulkarni's students have included top scorers in elementary and middle school math competitions. Read more: New book shows how logic puzzles can turn math problem solving into fun